Combining city & state information on map in Graph Builder - Part 1

Showing a map within Graph Builder in JMP has become a popular way to visualize data. This is partly because you can color the geographic area of interest based on a variable in the data table (Figure 1). Or you can plot cities as points if you have latitude and […]

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Fun and effective: Teaching statistics with JMP

JMP has a growing fan club of people who are passionate about the software as a great teaching tool to more easily convey statistical concepts. Colleagues on our global academic team and I pooled some comments from noteworthy educators about why they like teaching with JMP.   “In the early […]

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See optimal settings with JMP Pareto Efficient Frontier

Pareto Efficient Frontier (PEF) is becoming an increasingly popular tool for measuring and selecting project or design parameters that will yield the highest value at the lowest risk. PEF is being used widely in many industrial areas, such as when selecting the best exploration projects in oil and gas, finding […]

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Using JMP to visualize a solid state drive reconditioning process

This past week, I noticed that my computer had seriously slowed down. My usual tasks seems to be taking forever, and even my standard JMP demos were taking quite a bit longer than I was used to. I tried the normal things such as repairing permissions, checking the memory, seeing […]

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Two kinds of dot plots

The name “dot plot” can refer to a variety of completely different graph styles. Well, they have one thing in common: They all contain dots. For analytic use, the two most prominent styles are what we might call the Wilkinson dot plot and the Cleveland dot plot. The Wilkinson dot […]

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New contingency analysis add-in for JMP

A contingency analysis determines whether there is a relationship between two categorical variables. A caterer, for example, might be interested in knowing whether entrée selections at an event were related to gender, given the following data: The contingency platform in JMP requires the X and Y variables to be contained […]

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Coming in July: Book on centralized monitoring of clinical trials

In the spirit of shameless self-promotion full disclosure with the goal of collecting huge royalty checks promoting the efficient review of clinical trials, I’d like to make everyone aware of the forthcoming SAS Press title Risk-Based Monitoring and Fraud Detection in Clinical Trials Using JMP and SAS. Clinical trials are […]

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Make your empty plots in Graph Builder go away

Graph Builder gets a lot of attention in the JMP Blog and from our customers because it is so flexible. People really like to stretch what it can do and create graphs that communicate with their peers in compelling ways. Recently, a customer asked me whether it was possible to […]

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Get more from Graph Builder: Points with error bars

Error bars are a great way to visually show the variability in your data. They are often seen overlaid on top of bars and points, and a wide range of error bar views is available in Graph Builder in JMP. To see what's possible, let's first build a bar chart […]

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Munich votes for new mayor – First run-off election in 36 years

Elections are a beloved but controversial topic worldwide. Feelings are often strong, debates intensify on a daily basis, and positions become polarized. Elections for presidents or parliaments get a lot of attention from both news media and citizens. But I believe local elections can be fascinating as well. That’s why […]

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